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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4262 - מַחְמֻד
1) desirable, precious thing
V) dmh (ההמד HhMD) - Desire: To want something that is pleasant out of desire or lust. KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) desire, covet, delight, pleasant, beauty, lust, delectable - Strongs: H2530 (חָמַד)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
I. חמה (√ of following; compare Arabic protect, guard, RS K 136 Lag BN 156; Dl Proverbs 91; BAS ii. 43 compare an Assyrian ê mû, surround, guard, compare Modern Syriac id.; Ethiopic III:1 means contract affinity, be joined by affinity, probably denominative)